Coin of Antioch with bust of Septimius Severus

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 193–211


Mint: Pisidia, Antioch

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 23.60 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

63.2998

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Laureate bust of Septimius Severus to right.
IMPCAESL.SEP.SEV ERVS[PERA]VG
Reverse: Mên standing, head to right, crescent behind shoulders, scepter in right hand, left elbow resting on column. On left hand, Nike on globe holding trophy. Left foot on bucranium. Cock at left.
COLCAES ANTIOCH, in field: S R

Provenance

By date unknown: Arthur M. Woodward Collection; by 1962: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W.1 (sale of the A. M. Woodward Collection, September 27, 1962); purchased at the Woodward sale by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., February 13, 1963

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour